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It was the last war covered without communication satellites. December 1957 December 1957 In December 1957, CBS TV’s “Douglas Edwards with the News” passed a major milestone: For the first time a television news program had a larger circulation than any newspaper or magazine in the world. More than 14 million viewers a day – nearly 34 million per week.
Television brought historic events into people’s homes History in Your Living Room
History in Your Living Room 1965
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92% of American Viewers...
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